Empowering Military and Veterans: Translating Your Skills and Experience for Success in the Workplace

At the American Job Center, we honor and support the brave people who have served in the military. Whether you’re transitioning to civilian life or looking for new career opportunities, we are here to help you every step of the way.

Services for Military and Veterans

Priority of service is given to Veterans and eligible spouses, ensuring they receive earlier or preferential access to programs and services over non-eligible individuals at the American Job Center.

Career Counseling

Our experienced career planners understand the unique challenges faced by military personnel and veterans. We provide personalized guidance to help you explore career options, identify transferable skills, and develop strategies for a successful transition.

Job Search Assistance

We offer a comprehensive job search assistance program that includes resume writing, interview preparation, and networking strategies. Our team is dedicated to connecting you with employers who value your military experience and can offer rewarding employment opportunities.

Skills Training

 If you’re looking to enhance your skills or gain new ones, we provide access to a variety of training programs and certifications. These programs are designed to align with the demands of today’s job market, ensuring that you have the competitive edge in your chosen field.

Entrepreneurship Support

If you have an entrepreneurial spirit and dream of starting your own business, our center offers resources and assistance to help you navigate the process. From business planning to financing options, we are here to guide you towards success as a veteran entrepreneur.

Networking Opportunities

We host networking events and job fairs specifically tailored to military personnel and veterans. These events provide a platform for you to connect with employers who value your military experience and are actively seeking to hire veterans.

Peer Support

We understand the importance of camaraderie and support among military personnel and veterans. Our center offers opportunities to connect with fellow veterans and share experiences, resources, and advice to navigate the civilian job market successfully.

Mental Health Support

We recognize the unique challenges that veterans may face in their transition to civilian life. Our center can connect you with mental health resources and support services tailored to the specific needs of veterans.

Federal Employment

We assist veterans in exploring opportunities within the federal government through programs such as the Veterans’ Preference hiring process. These initiatives prioritize veterans in federal job applications and hiring decisions.

Integrated Service Delivery

The Adult Program and/or Dislocated Worker Program are the main providers of services. To further enhance our services, we collaborate with partner organizations that specialize in empowering veterans in the workplace. Some of our partners include:

Resources

Getting Started

Beginning your journey towards a new career is easy. Follow these steps:

Step 1: Set up or update your NEworks job seeker account at neworks.nebraska.gov.

Step 2: Schedule an appointment with a resource room navigator or visit the center directly without an appointment.

Step 3: Work with a navigator to develop a personalized plan and embark on your journey towards a new career.

Join the American Job Center today and let us be your partner in navigating the transition from military to civilian life or advancing your career as a veteran. We are dedicated to supporting you in embracing new opportunities.